Best WhatsApp Viewer on Mac: How to View WhatsApp Messages on Mac

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2023-03-14 / Update for  iPhone Data

"Can I read WhatsApp messages on my Mac?"

No doubt that WhatsApp is an important cross-platform messaging app for us to keep in touch with friends. And you may want to view WhatsApp chat history on Mac. Then you can spend a few minutes to read this post, providing how to read both existing and lost WhatsApp messages on OS X.

Top WhatsApp Viewer for Mac

It is not difficult to read your WhatsApp chat history on Mac, if you get a trustworthy WhatsApp viewer for Mac. Speaking of that, Tenorshare UltData WhatsApp Recovery is one of the best. It enables you to read all WhatsApp chat history, including photos, videos, and contacts. Even when these WhatsApp data has been lost, you can still find and view it. It is fully compatible with macOS 10.11 and later.

Steps to View WhatsApp Messages on Mac

Download and install the program on your Mac and then follow the tutorial below.

1. Scan your iOS device.

Connect your iPhone with Mac via a USB cable. And launch WhatsApp Recovery for Mac. It will detect your iPhone automatically.

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Note: If you have no USB cable at hand, or your iDevice fails to connect to Mac with USB cable, you can scan your iTunes backup file.
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2. View WhatsApp messages.

This program will automatically display your WhatsApp text messages, photos, videos, audios in the Chat section. Even your lost or accidentally deleted WhatsApp messages will be listed here.

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After you read these WhatsApp messages, you can then feel free to transfer WhatsApp messages to Mac for preservation or further use.

Added Info:

Basic WhatsApp problem and its troubleshooting

"I can't connect to WhatsApp!"

Sometimes, you may encounter issues sending or receiving messages, photos, or videos, or be unable to connect to WhatsApp. This issue can be resolved by doing the following:

  • Confirm you are using the latest version of WhatsAPP Messenger from the app store.
  • Restart your iPhone: hold the On/Off button until "Slide to power off" appears. Slide to power off your device. When it is off, press the On/Off button to turn it off.
  • In iPhone Settings, turn Airplane Mode ON then OFF.
  • In iPhone Settings > General >Reset > tap Reset Network Settings (This will delete all your saved Wi-Fi passwords).
  • Delete WhatsApp and reinstall.
  • Upgrade or restore your iPhone's iOS to the latest version for your device.
Your Trustworthy WhatsApp Data Recovery Software
  • Recover deleted WhatsApp messages from Android devices;
  • Recover deleted WhatsApp data directly from iOS devices;
  • Support the scanning and reading of encrypted iTunes backup files;
  • Support 7+ file types (contacts, photos,chats,voice messages, etc.);
  • Compatible with latest iOS 17 and Android 12/13.